French translation of 'decency'
(= right behaviour) décence f
to have the decency to do sth avoir la décence de faire qch
he didn’t have the decency to ... il n’a pas eu la décence de ...
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Example Sentences Including 'decency'
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The charge was one of offending public decency.The Bullet Catchers (1989)
But the overall mood is optimistic and human decency wins out.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Few players or managers have dignity or decency painted upon them.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
So why do people leave human decency at the door when they check in online?The Sun (2012)
We all wear clothes to protect our own modesty and decency and to show respect for the ideas of modesty and decency which we imagine others have.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
We deplore and oppose his insulting language, which shows a woeful disrespect of decency and moral standards.The Sun (2012)
Which leaves modesty and decency.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
A man then, of solidity, decency and modesty.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He is a millionaire footballer who seems to have lost any semblance of moral restraint or decency.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Common decency says you should let them pass.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
For some people, common decency is thrown out the window at the sight of cordless mic.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Booze is destroying the lives of more and more women and stripping them of decency and dignity.The Sun (2009)
But at what point do so many lose sight of basic human decency?The Sun (2015)
Common decency demands that the way our justice system treats him reflects his crimes.The Sun (2008)
Common sense and decency was a winner against controversy.The Sun (2010)
If he had any sense of decency he would hurry up and go.The Sun (2006)
It is a matter of common sense and dog decency.The Sun (2014)
They should be shamed into changing this policy to reflect common decency.The Sun (2014)
This is what happens when political correctness gets in the way of common sense and common decency.The Sun (2012)
With such a respect for human life and a sense of moral decency.The Sun (2017)
You have morals and decency.The Sun (2010)
I think most people would find that common sense, together with a modicum of decency and dignity, would be sufficient.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
It's to do with treating the elderly with dignity and decency.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
She was just acting out of common human decency.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
There is a certain scale of human decency that speaks against that sort of thing.Christianity Today (2000)
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British English: decency NOUN
Decency is the quality of following accepted moral standards.
He showed neither decency nor dignity.
Translation of decency from the Collins English to French Dictionary